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The Tragic Burlesque (1995)
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The Tragic Burlesque (1995)
Original name: Urnebesna tragedija
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a way of protesting for inhuman living conditions and the shortage of medications caused by the disintegration of Yugoslavia and its sanctions, a doctor in a hospital decides to close his clinic for mental illness. His wish is to return the patients to their homes or give them to someone who is willing to accept them temporarily.
Plot: love, mental institution, wedding, mental patient, male female relationship, old man, doctor, marriage, father son relationship, farce, old woman, bride and groom, husband wife relationship, tragic event, father in law daughter in law relationship
Place: serbia, belgrade

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about husband wife relationship, marriage, male female relationship, love, wedding, father son relationship and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Tragic Burlesque: The Marathon Family (1982), Zamfir's Zona (2002), Special Treatment (1980), Balkan Spy (1984), Who's Singin' Over There? (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Marathon Family (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Topalovic family has been in the burial business for generations. When the old (150 yrs old) Pantelija dies, five generations of his heirs start to fight for the inheritance.
Style: witty, sincere, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: family business, murder, cemetery, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, farce, workplace, pianist, corporate world, crematorium, small town ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, serbia
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95%
Zamfir's Zona (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zona Zamfirova is set in the eastern Serbian city of Niš in the 19th century. The plot follows the story of Zona Zamfirova, a local rich man's daughter, and the vicissitudes of her affair with Mane, an ordinary goldsmith. As it was undesirable ...
Plot: church, wedding, aunt nephew relationship, love, kidnapping, animal that acts human, father daughter relationship
Place: serbia
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87%
Special Treatment (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Ilic works in the hospital for compulsory treatment of alcoholics. By conducting his own "special treatment" through physical exercises, apple eating, the healing effects of listening to Wagner's music and psychodrama, a group of ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, sex, marriage proposal, woman driver, alcoholic, therapy, name calling, stuttering, woman crying, syringe, locked in a room, listening to music ...
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80%
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Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, dark humor, thought provoking, semi serious ...
Plot: espionage, satire, josef stalin, paranoia, politics, dishonesty, amateur detective, state affairs, social relations, society, human nature, mistaken identity ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Who's Singin' Over There? (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On April 5, 1941, a day before Nazi attack on Yugoslavia, entourage on a country road board Krstic's bus heading for Belgrade: two Gypsies who occasionally sing about misery, an aging war veteran, a Nazi sympathizer, a dapper singer, a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, bus, gypsy, war, clergy, heroes, passenger, newlyweds, hapless, on the road, anti war, wartime life ...
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Kalyanaraman (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An old man (Dileep) narrates his love story and about the curse his family possess to a bunch of teenagers.
Plot: astrologer, wedding, marriage, superstition, tragic event, hospital, fire, canceled wedding, old man, curse, death, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Girls (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A theater company rehearses Aristophanes play "Lysistrata" in which the Athenian women revolt to force the men to suspend the war and make peace. The three leading female actresses, Liz, Marianne and Gunilla, all live in humiliating ...
Plot: female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, male female relationship, marriage, flashback, female nudity, sex, divorce, women's rights, theatrical troupe, tour ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Pestonjee (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Phirojshah (Naseeruddin Shah) and Pestonjee (Anupam Kher) are two close friends. They attempt to do everything together, and they hope that they will marry the same day as well. Unfortunately, both go to see the same young lady, Jeroo (Shabana ...
Plot: adultery, friendship between men, male friendship, husband wife relationship, unrequited love, infidelity, party, male female relationship, fiancee, platonic, loneliness, love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Pokrov Gates (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Stories from the lives of the tenants of the Moscow's communal apartment: Kostik, who is a college student, lives with his aunt while studying; Arkady Velyurov who is a performing artist; Khobotovs, who are a divorced couple; and Sava, who is ...
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, entertaining
Plot: love, wedding, artist, husband wife relationship, farce, poet, ex husband ex wife relationship, musician, flashback, surrealism, doctor, university ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last Passport (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: THE LAST PASSPORT takes place in a passport office...or so you think. George Miller is a 70 year old man who through a variety of encounters, takes us on a journey through his mysterious past to show us we are not all that different.
Plot: police, military, veteran, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, post office, love, friendship, family relations, male female relationship, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Feeling Sexy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Story: Feeling Sexy is a story about Vicki, a passionate and vivacious artist with a voracious appetite for life and love. When she meets and marries medical student Greg, she feels she has found true happiness, but two kids and hours, weeks, years of ...
Plot: machismo, erotic fantasy, kiss, pubic hair, husband wife relationship, marital problem, doctor, medical student, wedding, art student, sexual frustration, nerd ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tango Argentino (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy who is helping lonely, elderly people revives their urge to live and receives in return their love and understanding, which have been denied to him by his parents.
Style: pre war
Plot: dysfunctional family, retirement home, tango, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, teacher, male female relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, charlatan, music teacher, old woman ...
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Werther (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This adaptation of Geothe's The Sorrows of Young Werther offers a chilly and remote view of love and its passions. The setting is changed to Spain, and Werther (Eusebio Poncela) has taken a job tutoring the son of an estranged husband and wife. ...
Plot: female director, love, husband wife relationship, surgeon, male female relationship, boy, tragic event, father son relationship, suicide, teacher, tutor, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Cassette Love (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy directed by Rolf Lyssy.
Plot: citizenship, video cassette, wedding, bride and groom, male female relationship, foreigner, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, video tape, marriage, swiss, satire
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Literally, Right Before Aaron (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Still reeling from his breakup with college sweetheart Allison, Adam's world is thrown into further chaos when he’s surprisingly invited to attend her wedding.
Style: sweet, humorous, uplifting, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wedding, friendship, love, romance, love and romance, marriage, intrigue, obsession, love affair, relationships, male female relationship, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Actor (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An Iranian actor named Akbar is trying to become a serious actor instead of the clown everyone considers him to be. However financial problems force him to abandon his dream of being an artistic actor. He also has to deal with his family problems ...
Plot: mental institution, actor, insanity, childlessness, traffic jam, iranian, deaf mute, charlie chaplin, satire, love, marriage, love triangle ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 106
Tales of Paris (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The omnibus made of four separate romantic playlets, each with its own cast, director, and scenarist. "The Tale of Ella," directed by Jacques Poitrenaud, stars Dany Saval as an ambitious nightclub performer who very nearly messes up her ...
Style: anthology
Plot: male female relationship, compilation, husband wife relationship, taxi, sex, film producer, hollywood, actress, party, audition, marriage
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Harvey (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An unlikely hero, Elwood P. Dowd. This mild-mannered-but-eccentric bachelor has, for several years, happily kept company with Harvey, a six-foot-tall rabbit that only he can see. All's well until Elwood's social-climbing sister, Veta, and ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, rabbit, wrongfully committed, friends, family relations, invisibility, chase, misfit, best friends, mental institution, party, nurse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 137
Mr. Sycamore (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Robards is a man who decides he'd rather be a tree.
Plot: legend, storm, metaphor, escape, symbolism, peace, husband wife relationship, postman, friendship, cult, tree
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Village of the Stone Roller (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pekka (Martti Suosalo) saapuu pitkästä aikaa kotiseudulleen pieneen Jerusalemin kylään juhlistamaan kylän viimeisiä häitä. Hänen oma avioliittonsa näyttää ajautuneen umpikujaan. Kylän väki kokoontuu valmistelemaan tätä viimeistä ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: wedding, countryside, village, village life, unfulfillment, love and romance, bittersweet, social relations, couples, drink, drunkenness, marriage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 190
Cheeky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Consumed with sadness after the death of his wife and subsequent rejection from his son, a widower, at the urging of his friends, opts to appear on a vulgar, wildly popular game show (for which his wife signed him up) and watches his life start to ...
Plot: father son relationship, loss of wife, grief, death of wife, quiz, teenager, husband wife relationship, fictional game show, rejection, loss of mother, marriage, guilt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Delivering Milo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: angel, pregnancy, family relations, guardian angel, redemption, ghost, hopes, family life, death, hospital, tour guide, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 210
Tobi (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about a little boy who grows a pair of wings on his back, giving him the appearance of an angel. The boy draws the attention of his community including doctors, scientists and schoolmates. The wings are surgically removed but eventually ...
Plot: bird, surgery, working class, mutation, surrealism, angel, boy, father son relationship, wings, amusement park, flying, doctor ...
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Oldest Profession (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A collection of sketches on prostitution through the ages. 1) "The Prehistoric Era": A caveman discovers that a cavewoman is more attractive when cave paint is applied to her face. And she can earn more seashells that way. 2) "Roman ...
Style: anthology
Plot: prostitution, eroticism, compilation, sex, farce, prostitute, marriage, male female relationship, dignity
Time: 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Like Normal People (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mentally-challenged man and woman meet, fall in love and are determined to get married, despite the initial objections of their families and friends. Based on a true story.
Style: psychological, romantic, suspense, thought provoking, twists and turns
Plot: male female relationship, husband wife relationship, false accusation, marriage, independence, true love, forbidden love, dishonesty, mentally unstable, love, society, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Grand Guignol (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Plot: death, impotence, marriage, theater, male female relationship, theatre director, axe, wrist slitting, husband wife relationship, violence, actress, dance hall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Morgan! (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Morgan, an aggressive and self-admitted dreamer, a fantasist who uses his flights of fancy as refuge from external reality, where his unconventional behavior lands him in a divorce from his wife, Leonie, trouble with the police and, ultimately, ...
Style: cynical, witty, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, satire, divorce, wrestling, social differences, artists and showbiz, love and romance, society, misfit, crumbling marriage, performer's life, daydreamer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
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Dalkeith (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tells the true story of the residents at Dalkeith Residential Home who sit around every day just waiting to die until staff buy them a greyhound. Naming the dog Dalkeith after the home, they discover she is a phenomenal runner and she is soon ...
Plot: bet, gambling, australian, elderly, dog, retirement home, old woman, lawsuit, old man, male female relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Toto the Hero (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred's good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental
Plot: family relations, aging, childhood, parents and children, social differences, human nature, mistaken identity, friendship, resentment, couples, golden years, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, future, near future
Place: germany, europe, egypt, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
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Zinat (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The conflict felt by a modern Iranian woman as she is forced to choose between her career and the traditional obligations of a housewife are examined in this drama. Until she married Hamed, Zinat worked in a public health clinic in a small Iranian ...
Plot: iranian, marriage engagement, women's rights, husband wife relationship, father in law daughter in law relationship, marriage, tradition, feminism, mother in law daughter in law relationship, small town, countryside, family relations ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%